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Cook

Job Type: Full Time or Part Time
The general purpose of your job is to prepare meals for an Assisted Living household according to the posted menus and directives by the Administrator and perform general functions for the upkeep and maintenance of the kitchen.
Qualifications & Requirements:

  • At least three years experience in quantity food production as a cook or a vocational certification in culinary arts
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the English language at a high school level
  • Basic knowledge of therapeutic and modified diets
  • Knowledge of proper food preparation, holding and storage according to FIFO (first in first out) method, DHS and HACCP standards

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain cooking area and equipment in a clean organized and sanitary manner according to Department of Health Standards at all times
  • When assigned by the Supervisor the cook will assist in the food inventory each week and report the information to the Dietary Supervisor or their delegate for ordering by end of shift of the day prior to order-day
  • Prepares all food according to menu specifications and at gourmet quality
  • Reports to Supervisor maintenance requisitions for all items in need of repair before the end of the shift
  • Ensure food is completely ready to serve at established meal times
  • Perform all other duties in keeping with training as requested by Supervisor or Manager
  • Adhere to professional dress code that reflects the mission of Santa Teresita with excellent grooming and appearance.
  • Follow all guidelines in the handbook and policies, as well as, all safety procedures established by Santa Teresita
  • Attend all in-services, meetings and other training required by this position
MDS Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time or Part Time
The primary purpose of your job position is to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities of the facility during your tour of duty. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in California.
  • MDS certification preferred
  • Must demonstrate proficient computer skills.
  • Must have, at a minimum, 2 years working experience as a charge nurse in a long-term care setting.
  • Must demonstrate working knowledge and proficiency in the MDS process.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Federal and State Medi-Care PPS process, Medi-Care guidelines, eligibility, procedure/coding, and Medi-Care reimbursement
  • Must be familiar with Medi-Cal reimbursement and guidelines
  • Knowledge of OBRA Regulations, Quality Indicator Process and Minimum DATA Set
  • Must possess current certification in CPR.
  • Must have current IV certification and experience in IV therapy.
  • Must have working knowledge of State and Federal regulations that govern long-term care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform admission, quarterly, annual, change-of-condition, and discharge MDS assessments of residents.
  • Completion of the MDS paperwork, assuring that it is accurate, submitted in a timely manner that will not cause delays or reductions in reimbursement and complies with current state and federal regulations.
  • Support the members of the IDT with completion of MDS sections.
  • Assist Resident Care Coordinators with assessment of changes-of-conditions and appropriate documentation and Care Planning.
  • Assist in the Interdisciplinary Care meetings; assists in planning so that the resident, their support group and interdisciplinary team are notified at least two weeks prior to the meeting. Assist with the documentation of such meetings.
  • Keep Director of Nurses informed of all changes-of-condition or unusual occurrences.
  • Assist with training other clinical personnel.
  • Assist in the compliance with State and Federal regulations with regard to long-term care.
  • Must communicate effectively with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department directors.
  • Maintains a liaison with residents, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents’ needs.
  • Assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Attend all meetings, on-going training and inservice programs required by this position.
  • May perform nursing functions as needed within their licensed scope of practice; perform all other duties as requested by the Director of Nurses.
  • Organize, coordinate and prioritize workload.
  • Adheres to professional dress code that reflects the mission of Santa Teresita with excellent grooming and appearance.
  • Follow all guidelines in the handbook and policies, as well as, all safety procedures established by Santa Teresita.
Housekeeper

Job Type: Full-time or Part Time
The primary purpose of your position is to perform various services in relation to the general upkeep and cleanliness of the buildings and equipment of Santa Teresita Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living Facilities and Administrative Offices.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Ability to speak and understand English at a moderate level of fluency for job safety
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays
  • Housekeeping experience preferred
Registered Nurse Supervisor

Registered Nurse
The purpose of this position is to deliver resident care through the nursing process of assessment, plans, implementation, and evaluation. This position directs nursing care in accordance with the policies and procedures of our organization and ensures continuity of care by providing direct care and in supervising LVNs and CNAs.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Current license with the State of California to practice as a registered nurse (RN)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently in a manner that can be clearly understood by others
  • At least one year of supervisory experience in a long term care facility
  • Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills

Job Type: Full Time

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) | Manor

Job Type: Full-Time & Part-Time
The purpose of this position is to provide direct and indirect resident care, especially activities of daily living as described, but not limited to personal care, comfort, maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certified by the State of California for Long-Term Care facilities as a Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Current CPR certification
  • RNA certification within one year
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to the degree necessary for effective communication with co-workers, residents and families, as well as for accurate charting.
Universal Worker / CNA | Good Shepherd Cottage

Universal Worker
The general purpose of your job is to provide assistance to residents in their activities of daily living (ADLs), to perform various services in relation to the general upkeep and cleanliness of the buildings and equipment of Santa Teresita, and to participate in the tasks required for the general running of an Assisted Living household.
Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Certified Nurse’s Assistant Certification
  • Current CPR / First Aid Certification
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Criminal record clearance and official state documentation to such
  • Speak, read and write English in a manner that can be clearly understood

Job Type: Full Time

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) | Manor

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Under the direct or indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse, responsible for providing professional skilled nursing services according to established Policies and Procedures. Responsible for ensuring continuity of care by providing direct care and supervising CNA’s, as well as coordinating care with other support personnel.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Current license from the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners
  • Current CPR Certificate and Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate
  • Current in IV Therapy Certificate within three (3) months of hire
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently in a manner that can be clearly understood by others
  • Complete 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years (minimum of 10 units in any given year)
  • At least 1 year of experience as a licensed nurse preferred

Job Type: Full Time and Part Time

Activities Assistant (Full Time)

Activities Assistant
The primary purpose of this position is to assess and evaluate the psycho-social, intellectual and physical needs of all residents and subsequently plan, organize and implement programs to meet those needs.The goal of all efforts is the integration of the residents’ entire care plan to create dynamic programs that promote growth in residents’ overall well-being.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required, Associates Degree or higher preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have completed State approved 36 hours Activity Training Course and Certification Process or possess certification as an Art, Music, Recreation, or Occupational Therapist or OT Assistant
  • CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant required if does not posses therapist certification
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Two (2) years previous experience in leading recreational activities in a health care setting
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently in a manner that can be clearly understood by others
  • Must have working knowledge of State and Federal regulation relevant to activities in long-term care
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access)
  • Ability to work flexible hours required, including availability for weekends and holidays

Job Type: Full-Time

Apply Online, or send resume to:
Santa Teresita
Attn: Talent Acquisition Coordinator
819 Buena Vista Street
Duarte, CA 91010

626-408-7802
or email to: talent@santateresitainc.com